MFO Director General
Ms. Elizabeth L. Dibble
Ms. Elizabeth L. Dibble assumed her position as Director General of the Multinational Force and Observers on 1 August 2022.
Ms. Dibble recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from January 2017 to June 2022. Prior to that, Ms. Dibble had a thirty-six-year diplomatic career as a U.S. foreign service officer, focusing primarily on Europe and the Middle East as well as on economics.
She was deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in London from 2013 to 2016, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs from 2011 to 2013, and deputy assistant secretary of state for Western Europe from 2010 to 2011. She served as deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Rome from 2008 to 2010, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs from 2006 to 2008, and deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs from 2004 to 2006.
She has a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and studied at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Campinas, Brazil. She speaks Italian, French, and Spanish.